Interesting Case Study – Northern Uganda : GeoEye High Resolution Imagery Featured in Article

Interesting GeoEye Case Study: Measuring the Effects of Displacement in Northern Uganda

Eric Green and partner AVSI-Gulu have been using imagery awarded by the GeoEye Foundation to create a representative sampling of Uganda peoples displaced by the 20-year conflict between the Government of Uganda and Lord’s Resistance Army. The purpose of Green’s research is to map the transition process as the displaced citizens begin to filter back into Northern Uganda and to monitor the societal implications of the displacement and relocation…

…In support of this research, I recently received 400 sq km of 1-m IKONOS satellite imagery from the GeoEye Foundation. This generous award has allowed me to pursue an alternate sampling strategy that will help me overcome some of the challenges of recruiting a representative sample of Opit IDP camp residents

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